Lynn Ingram

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U.S. to permit commercial drone flights by movie makers: source

(Reuters) - The U.S. government has plans to permit seven movie and television companies to use commercial drone flights for filming inside closed sets as early as Thursday, according to a person familiar with the matter.<p>The companies that might get permission include Flying-Cam Inc, which has used …

Abercrombie & Fitch tries to make amends with anti-bullying T-shirt (but still no plus-sizes)

Abercrombie & Fitch may want only cool, good-looking people to wear their clothes, but they'd still like their customer to be nice to their unworthy peers. To remind them, the clothing line is now selling anti-bullying T-shirts: "Bros before bullies," as one proclaims.<p>Of course, because A&F would …

Digital devices give a big boost to book reading

That's good news for authors, publishers and readers, but not for traditional stores.<p>In an age of countless digital distractions, a significant number of Americans, especially those ages 18 to 40, report they are reading more books thanks to their e-readers and tablets.<p>A national poll of adults, …

Online retailers turn to smaller towns

<b>Mumbai:</b> In July, when online retailer Yebhi.com tied up with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp. (IRCTC) to offer shopping services on the …

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US #retail trends [Infographic]: Holiday shopping at midnight - in or out? Spending - up or down? http://t.co/u8iq3v5Vub

PayPal offers QR codes for retail-store purchases

PayPal introduced new hardware last month that would allow customers to pay for items without even taking out their phones, similar to how Square's merchant app works.<p>Now, PayPal has taken another page out of its competitor's book -- the PayPal app will generate a payment QR code that any business …

How Online Retailers Can Make More Money by Next Week

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This week, more than 5,000 ecommerce evangelists descended on Chicago for the National Retail Federation's Shop.org Annual Summit to share best practices and learn what's new in online retail. We spoke with two experts who shared their …

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TOMS Shoes rethinks its 'buy one, give one' model of helping the needy

The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats.<p>These days, you can buy an array of products - from solar panels, to baby goods, to soccer balls - and the manufacturer will give a …